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Marco Reus puts Dortmund up on Bayern after Javi Martinez defensive blunder

Yikes.

Dortmund's German striker Marco Reus celebrates his goal during the German Cup DFB Pokal semifinal football match between FC Bayern Munich and BVB Borussia Dortmund in Munich, on April 26, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / GUENTER SCHIFFMANN
Dortmund's German striker Marco Reus celebrates his goal during the German Cup DFB Pokal semifinal football match between FC Bayern Munich and BVB Borussia Dortmund in Munich, on April 26, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / GUENTER SCHIFFMANN
/ AFP PHOTO / GUENTER SCHIFFMANN

Borussia Dortmund has jumped out to an early 1-0 lead following a defensive blunder by Javi Martinez.

Martinez did well enough to intercept a pass, before turning and sending a backpass to Sven Ulreich. Unfortunately, Martinez didn’t look to see where he was passing the ball, and Raphael Guerreiro read it the entire way.

While Ulreich forced Guerreiro’s shot off the post, Philipp Lahm was not anticipating the ball to strike the post, so he was not in position to handle the rebound. Marco Reus was right there, however, to put it into the back of the net for the 1-0 lead.

It’s not the best start for Bayern. Before the goal, neither side mustered much of a chance on goal despite a roughly equal amount of possession.